Michigan Insurance Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations for 2017 Inductees

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 09:33

Do you know someone who has made significant contributions to Michigan’s insurance and risk management industry? Nominate them for induction into The Michigan Insurance Hall of Fame. Nominations are due by March 15, 2017. Insurance Hall of Fame inductees are recognized for their product/service development, education, recruiting new participants, legislative and regulatory activity, and exemplary service. They are selected by a panel which includes executives from all areas of the insurance industry. Nomination forms and criteria are available at www.mihof.org.


The Michigan Insurance Hall of Fame was established at Olivet College in 1994 as a way to pay tribute to individuals who have made a significant impact on the ability of the Michigan insurance and risk management industry to serve the public. Members include over 50 leaders in the Michigan Insurance industry.


2016 inductees were: Michael R. Hubbel, CPCU, AU, ARM, AIM, ARP, ASLI, ARe, Professor Emeritus at Olivet College, who is on the faculty for the Center for Professional Education in the Tobin School of Business at St. John’s University, and for the Fox School of Business at Temple University; Robert W. Umstead, CPCU, an independent insurance agent at the Steenland Insurance Agency in Grand Rapids ; and David A. Walker AAI, CIC, LIC, ARM, CRM, CAWC, an independent insurance agent and President of Hartland Insurance Agency Inc. in Hartland, Michigan. Olivet College is also home to a nationally recognized undergraduate insurance and risk management program, the new online MBA in Insurance and a Gamma Iota Sigma insurance fraternity chapter which is consistently ranked among the top three chapters in the nation each year.


The 2017 induction dinner will be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at the Country Club of Lansing.

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